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Tax commitment data/tax rate

Tax valuation information for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

The Assessment year is as of April 1, 2019
Current Tax Rate $19.38 per thousand of assessed value
Commitment date 8/1/2019
Due dates 1st: 9/13/2019; 2nd: 3/13/2020
Interest dates 1st: 9/16/2019; 2nd: 3/16/2020
Interest rate 9%
Certified Ratio 99%
Last date to appeal assessment 02/03/2020

Partial Exemptions:
WWII Veteran Maine $5900
Widow WWII Non-Maine $5900
Widow WWII Maine $5900
Blind $3900
WWII Veteran Non-Maine $5900
Disabled Veteran $5900
Vietnam Veteran $5900
Homestead Exemption $19,800
Korean Veteran $5900
Widow, Korean War $5900
Widow, Vietnam War $5900
Other War Periods $5900
Paraplegic Veteran $50,000


Legal SourceDateDescription
36 M.R.S. §502 April 1 Tax Status of taxable property and all taxpayers is fixed.
36 M.R.S. §709 July 9th Assessor completes assessment and commits tax lists to the tax collector.
  By the 2nd week of August    Tax bills are sent out.
36 M.R.S. §505 Monday following tax due date ~ September  First installment delinquency date after which interest at the rate set by the City Council shall accrue on first half balance only.
36 M.R.S. §505 Monday following tax due date ~ March Second installment date after which interest at the rate set by the City Council shall accrue on second half balance only.